Category Archive: manila

Traveling for a balikbayan stamp

I have been doing the tourist visa extensions for a couple years.  While easy, it does get a bit expensive. For a breakdown of fees, and my experiences you can read this post:… Continue reading

Hearts of Banana

  I love trying new foods, and my wife knows this. Well she came up with a good one for me – banana hearts! We had banana trees at our old bamboo house,… Continue reading

Philippines household electrical

I generally prefer to make blog entries showing off my vacations and laughing at you schmucks still working for a living.   But a friend asked for a video about the electrical system here.… Continue reading

christmas in Manila

Christmas in Manila I have a long list of places I want to visit. I have a very short list of places I do not want to go.  Manila.  I think that is… Continue reading

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